Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand
The Professional Voice of Pharmacy
Ko te reo karanga o te roopu Kaitiaki Rongoa

Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand is a professional membership based association representing the pharmacy profession.

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Friday Newsroom Latest Edition

14 Jun 2019

Read the latest weekly news from Society. (PSNZ Login required)

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New Zealand pharmacist gets “up close and personal with athletes” at the Olympic Games

06 Jun 2019

Just one year after registering as a pharmacist, Chantelle Bartlett found herself “getting up close and personal with athletes” at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

As a volunteer pharmacist for the Olympic Games she worked alongside all the athletes who were staying at the athlete’s village as well as the medical teams for the different countries.

When asked to describe how she felt upon arriving at the Olympic Games Chantelle says “I was beyond excited. It was overwhelming and surreal to finally be there and getting to be right in the middle of it all was amazing.”

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A changing treatment landscape? Current use of biologics in Rheumatology, Gastroenterology and Dermatology Programme - On Demand

Due to Popular demand, the Biologics Programme will be re-run in 2019.

Biologics, also known as biologic therapies or biologic response modifiers, have become an important part of modern healthcare. Join this programme to learn about the development of biologics, their efficacy, common adverse effects, monitoring, initiating these agents and more!

Dr Rebecca Grainger (Rheumatologist), Dr Stephen Inns (Gastroenterologist) and Dr Gerhard Eichhoff (Dermatologist) will each discuss in detail the use of biologics in their respective specialty field.

Remember this Programme can form part of your Group 3 goal on biologic therapies!

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MAVIRET Quality Use of Medicines - On Demand

MAVIRET is a fully funded hepatitis C prescription medicine on the Pharmaceutical Schedule from 1st February 2019.

Pharmacists are required to complete the MAVIRET ® Quality Use of Medicines course to be enrolled in the AbbVie Care Pharmacy Programme to order and dispense MAVIRET.

For more information and to register to start the course click here.

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Sex, Drugs and Synapses: Management of Sexual Dysfunction with Psychiatric Drugs - Live Webinar

Psychotropic-induced sexual dysfunction is a reported side-effect with all antipsychotics and is among the most common reasons for discontinuing medication!

As pharmacists and pharmacy technicians supply and advise on psychotropic medication, it’s essential to be up to date with strategies for management to provide appropriate advice and guidance.

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Full 2 Days - PSNZ Conference 2019 - Towards Integrated Health


Register here for the Full 2 Day Conference - Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August 2019.

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